APO News

Questions needed for the Influence seekers panel - 2015 Internet Governance Forum

http://www.advertise.apo.org.au/sites/default/files/styles/apoteaserimage/public...At this year's Australian Internet Governance Forum, to be held in Melbourne on 6-7 October 2015, Amanda Lawrence, from APO, is organising a panel to discuss how third sector organisations can use the internet to influence public policy and improve access to knowledge.

APO signs Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

APO is pleased to support the Lyon Declaration on Access Information and Development as part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals currenlty being negotiated.

The declaration follows:

The United Nations is negotiating a new development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals. The agenda will guide all countries on approaches to improving people’s lives, and outline a new set of goals to be reached during the period 2016-2030.

Public policy, the third sector and the internet panel at auIGF

The Australian Internet Governance Forum is an annual event where individuals, community groups, industry leaders, government representatives, academics, students and the media gather to discuss Internet-related issues in Australia.

News & Media Research Centre commences editorship of Policy Online's Communication & Media collection

The News & Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra is pleased to announce that it has commenced the editorship of Policy Online’s re-launched Communication & Media area. The collection currently houses over 3,800 items, including research reports, commentary and multimedia sources. The N&MRC editorial team will continue to build this invaluable collection for policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

Digital News Report: Australia 2015

Social Impact Collection and conference competition

Policy Online is very pleased to announce a new Social Impact Collection curated in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact at the University of New South Wales, the University of Western Australia and Swinburne University of Technology.

Policy Online's June fundraising drive, help us raise $10,000

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Policy Online now minting DOIs

Policy Online now has the ability to mint DOIs for resources, thanks to the ANDS-funded Swinburne University Major Open Data Collections project.


An example of how DOIs increase findability